Shinzo Abe Played Key Role In Strengthening Indo-Japan Bond: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed deep grief on the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The former Japanese PM who was shot earlier today, died in a hospital in Kashihara city, Nara. He was 67.

Taking to Twitter Naveen said:

“Deeply saddened to know about the assassination of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. He was a great friend of India & played a key role in strengthening the Indo-Japan bond.”

“My thoughts &prayers are with the bereaved family members & Japanese people in this hour of grief.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared one-day mourning on the sad demise of Abe. Indian Flag will fly at half-mast tomorrow (Saturday).